THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Saturday Market Fever

   Perhaps you have already heard of the Saturday market in Leiden. Other blogs mention this perk of the city and trust me, without even realising it, the Saturday Market … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Feasting at Leiden’s Weekly Market

I think it’s fair to say that one of the best things about Leiden is its weekly market on the Nieuwe Rijn. It’s here that on a Wednesday and Saturday … Continue reading

November 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

5 things to enjoy in The Hague as a student

Next week, my 6th, and probably last, semester will begin at Leiden University. Chances are I will leave The Hague this summer to explore new places and to learn more … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Hague Market or Haagse Markt

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine took me to The Hague Market for the first time … and it was a sublime and incomparable shopping experience. On this … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Celebrating Liberation Day in Leiden

At this time of year, when the weather finally starts behaving and the days get sunnier and warmer, Leiden seems to hold a party every weekend. Take a walk around … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Market day

It’s Saturday! Did you go the market today? It’s become one of my Leiden rituals. Every Saturday morning after the gym I go along to the market to see what … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

A trip to Albert Heijn XL part 2: Albert Heijn XL

OK, OK, Albert Heijn doesn’t always get the best rap. Probably one of the first things you’ll hear about the place is the wonderfully amateur youtube sensation ‘you’ll have a … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

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